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Old 05-29-2020, 10:23 PM
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Default 2020 Archery Harvest Thread

Spring bear is well on it's way, let's seem those spring harvests.

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Old 05-29-2020, 10:37 PM
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This year a dream came true for me. Since 1993, when my grandfather got his Grandmaster award from the Alberta Bowhunters Association, it was always my dream to accomplish that.

On my quest for 6 different species of Pope & Young animals, I only had 4 animals and need 2 more, and a Black Bear was an animal that I didnt have.

This spring, a good friend of mine was running some baits and invited me up. He had some amazing bears on camera and I was excited.

The first evening, we had 12 bears come in but nothing we were looking for.

We decided to try a morning hunt and an hour after we got in the stand, this big fella walked in. A 19 yard shot and a 30 yard recovery and it was all over.

The arrow went through and hit the off side leg. The Black Widow Innovations Widowmaker broadhead broke the off side leg in four pieces and looked like new still.

He is a 7 foot bear and green scored just a touch over 20"

I'm very excited to say the least.

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Old 05-29-2020, 10:42 PM
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Lefty’s gonna be p****d you beat him too it haha. Congrats on the bear.
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Old 05-30-2020, 03:26 PM
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congrats great looking bear
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Old 05-30-2020, 04:41 PM
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Nice! Congratulations Im just waiting on bighorn and antelope and mountain goat then Ill be done for Alberta myself
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Old 05-30-2020, 05:15 PM
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Leftys gonna be p****d you beat him too it haha. Congrats on the bear.
Lmao... I wasnt quick enough . Kids nowadays LOL!

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Old 05-30-2020, 09:21 PM
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Congrats on a good one!
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Old 06-02-2020, 02:17 PM
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Nice bear!
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Old 06-02-2020, 05:23 PM
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Default 1st AB Gobbler

After 13 years of putting in for a draw the hunt was over too quick. I think we sat in the blind for a total of 20 minutes.
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Old 06-02-2020, 06:37 PM
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Congrats to all the bowhunters and great pictures
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Old 06-03-2020, 12:19 AM
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Great bear! Way to go on 6 P&Y critters from 6 species! Good accomplishment.
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Old 06-03-2020, 12:32 AM
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After 13 years of putting in for a draw the hunt was over too quick. I think we sat in the blind for a total of 20 minutes.
Congrats on the turkey!
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Old 06-03-2020, 11:52 PM
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Congratulations Remmy300.

To get a turkey with a bow is hard enough but to have to wait first
for a draw across years to even get a chance!

Again I say congratulations that's a fine bird without a doubt many
long lasting memereys to enjoy and pass on.

To see a picture of a nice tom turkey taken in Alberta right along with
the elk and the mule deer and whitetails and moose and bear.

Is a heart warming thing to see. Wildlife expanding but not invasive.
Hope fish and game persues and premots this idea.

One of the right things to do stock more turkeys and lighten up the
draw.

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Old 06-07-2020, 11:38 AM
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On May 13th I was lucky enough to harvest this bear. A true giant with a white blaze, a dream bear for me. He green scored 20 2/16.

Also please disregard the facial expression in the first photo. I was neither high nor pooping..

-lets see some more photos people, I always love this thread.
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Old 06-07-2020, 11:55 AM
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Heres my Alberta giant. Was fortunate enough to do a hunt with Gooseslayer... bear weighed 385 lbs, has a 20 pumpkin, and the hide squared 72.
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Old 06-13-2020, 11:15 PM
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Heres my Alberta giant. Was fortunate enough to do a hunt with Gooseslayer... bear weighed 385 lbs, has a 20 pumpkin, and the hide squared 72.

What a tank!
Congrats on a very fine bear
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Old 06-13-2020, 11:17 PM
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On May 13th I was lucky enough to harvest this bear. A true giant with a white blaze, a dream bear for me. He green scored 20 2/16.

Also please disregard the facial expression in the first photo. I was neither high nor pooping..

-lets see some more photos people, I always love this thread.

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Awesome stuff. Great colouring
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Old 06-13-2020, 11:22 PM
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KyleSS,
Congrats on another magnificent beast with archery tackle.
Impressive performance by the broadhead.

Sorry for the three posts but I felt each response deserved their own.
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Old 08-27-2020, 08:39 AM
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Bump for the best thread of the year, something had to have hit the ground by now.

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Old 08-27-2020, 11:38 AM
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Bump for the best thread of the year, something had to have hit the ground by now.

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No kidding. Hard to believe the sheep and archery season have been open for 2 full days now in the north and not a single harvest report or picture in a hunting forum. A million posts in the general section though...

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Old 08-27-2020, 12:10 PM
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Bump for the best thread of the year, something had to have hit the ground by now.

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Sounds like lots of critters have dropped. By the sounds of all the gun shots Ive heard out bow hunting
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Old 08-27-2020, 09:14 PM
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Have pics of velvet mules and elk on the ground in GP where I work. Cmon guys, get posting. Not on Facebook, here where cool people are.
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Old 08-31-2020, 12:22 PM
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I was lucky enough to take this guy at 15 yds on the second day.

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Old 08-31-2020, 12:49 PM
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Nice Bull, Congratulations!!
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Old 08-31-2020, 01:11 PM
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Congrats on the bull!
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Old 08-31-2020, 02:32 PM
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Oh wow! Great pic, too!
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Old 08-31-2020, 02:34 PM
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thats a dandy!
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Old 08-31-2020, 03:03 PM
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That's a great trophy bull! Congrats and thanks for posting!

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Old 08-31-2020, 07:36 PM
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Good job on the bull!
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Old 08-31-2020, 08:38 PM
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Nice bull and a great pic. Congrats.
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